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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/26/19, 6:01 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Has anyone worked with Goodman Dean, INC.

I did my first job for them about 2 months. Sent the W9 to them along with my contract. He signed the contract and job went fine. Received payment in about 10 days.
Only problem was the...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/23/19, 3:49 PM
Replies: 17,079
Views: 339,507
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Research & Writing Assignment: I read the...

Research & Writing Assignment:

I read the article: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Detectors. This article was informative regarding the causes and effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. I always...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/23/19, 3:40 PM
Replies: 17,079
Views: 339,507
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Inspection & Writing Assignment: During the...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

During the inspection of a 1982 gas furnace, I could see a crack in the heat exchanger. This was reported as hazardous situation that should require replacement...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/18/19, 5:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 3/8/19, 8:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Anyone Seen Nick?

I saw him on one of the CE video's!
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 3/7/19, 8:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Electrical Inspections 3/6/19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Sub-Panel line Zipped Tied to Gas line.

I found this from another forum.
Electrical wiring in contact with gas pipe, metal water pipe, and HVAC runs...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/4/19, 5:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Rafter bracing

Pictures???
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/2/19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: In slab duct

Taste it? What is it supposed to taste like:D


I check the registers with a mirror and flashlight. If there is rust, dirt, water etc. present I refer it for scoping and repair.


I remember...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/26/19, 7:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
In slab duct

Some things are just hard to UNsee!!!
Looks like feces in the ducts.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/20/19, 7:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Grounding Rods

:D
There is always a blank wall plate for access/proof of ground in close proximity to the panel on the opposite side of the wall as the meter in my neck of the woods.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/20/19, 7:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Grounding Rods

What Is A 'Ufer' Ground? | Electrical Contractor Magazine (https://www.ecmag.com/section/codes-standards/what-ufer-ground)
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Alumiconn

Circuit Breakers - Residential - QD Classified - Power Distribution - Siemens...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 2/16/19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Flip

Classic flippers.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Any ideas?

It looks like there are several different brands or types of breakers installed. Hard to tell which ones are correct for the panel.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Alumiconn

My research shows the QO is now obsolete and has been replaced by the QD. Both breakers are labeled as CU/AL.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/15/19, 5:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/13/19, 9:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Winner of structural support of the month is!

I've got a contender for that award.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/12/19, 6:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Opinions Please

It is hard to tell from the picture. The first thing I would do is check to see what material the line hide is made of. If it is plastic, has it melted? Then check to see if the blackened area is...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/4/19, 8:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Main Disconnect

Split buss panel.
When all the 220 v breakers at the top of the panel are off, the panel is 'dead'.
The bottom 220v breaker on the left bank shuts off the lower section of 110v breakers.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/1/19, 2:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
What can you say

Was the electrician having a bad day?
I don't think I have ever seen a recent panel this ugly!
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/31/19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

http://www.ownerbuilthome.info/system/files/userfiles/purlins.jpg


The purlins run horizontal and the purlin struts or bracing run vertical down to the load bearing framing.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/26/19, 7:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: What is this?

Not seen that before either. But at 240vac and 30amps seems like kind of heavy duty for wifi?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/19/19, 3:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: CO Detectors

CO is HEAVY.
Really???
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/17/19, 7:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: 3 vs 4 wire feed to garage

Robert, thanks for the specific dates. Now I understand why I see it both ways in my neck of the woods.
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